2019

Friday 20th December 2019, Barbican

Christmas Classics

London Concert Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

 

Saturday 14th December 2019, St John’s Smith Square

Carols by Candlelight

City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Timothy End, piano; Richard Gowers, organ

 

Thursday 5th December 2019, Cadogan Hall

The Magic of Christmas

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Julia Doyle, soprano; William Dazeley baritone

 

Tuesday 3rd December 2019, St George’s Hanover Square

Carers Trust Carol Concert

City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet; Northamptonshire Carers Choir

 

Wednesday 13th November 2019, Cadogan Hall

Choral Majesty

MOZART The Magic Flute Overture
MOZART Laudate Dominum
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor
MENDELSSOHN Psalm 43
MENDELSSOHN Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich
MOZART ‘Coronation’ Mass

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Chloë Hanslip, violin; Grace Davidson, soprano; Stephanie Wake-Edwards mezzo-soprano; Edward Ross, tenor; Jacob Phillips, baritone

 

Friday 28th June 2019, St Giles-without-Cripplegate

Summer Music in City Churches: A Midsummer Night’s Serenade

WALTON Henry V Suite
FINZI Love’s Labours Lost
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music
MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream

London Mozart Players; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Tama Matheson, narrator; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo soprano

 

Thursday 20th June 2019, St Giles-without-Cripplegate

Summer Music in City Churches: Voice & Verse

FINZI My spirit sang all day (Robert Bridges)
STANFORD The blue bird (Mary Coleridge)
STERNDALE BENNETT Come live with me (Christopher Marlowe)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Three Shakespeare songs
PEARSALL Lay a garland (Beaumont & Fletcher)
ELGAR As torrents in summer (Henry Longfellow)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five mystical songs (excerpts) (George Herbert)
BRITTEN Rejoice in the Lamb (Christopher Smart)
HARRIS Faire is the heaven (Edmund Spenser)
ELGAR The shower & The fountain (Henry Vaughan)
PARRY Blest pair of sirens (John Milton)

City of London Choir; Richard Gowers, organ; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

 

Wednesday 15th May 2019, Royal Festival Hall

BERNSTEIN Overture, Candide
WHITACRE October; Songs of immorality; Equus
WHITACRE Lux Aurumque (Light of Gold)
ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
COPLAND Quiet City
WHITACRE Godzilla eats Las Vegas; Sleep

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Eric Whitacre, conductor; City of London Choir

 

Friday 26th April 2019, Royal Festival Hall

WALTON Crown Imperial
DELIUS The Walk to the Paradise Garden
PARRY Blest Pair of Sirens
BUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green Willow
ELGAR Enigma Variations: Nimrod
ELGAR Enigma Variations: Finale
HANDEL Messiah: Worthy is the Lamb / Amen
HANDEL Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthems)
ELGAR Pomp & Circumstance March No. 4

Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Thomas Gould, violin; Alan Titchmarsh, presenter; City of London Choir

 

Tuesday 19th March 2019, Cadogan Hall

MOZART Regina coeli
MOZART Ah, lo previdi
MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 2
MOZART Mass in C minor K. 427 (‘Great’)
Hilary Davan Wetton,conductor; Llŷr Williams, piano; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo-soprano; Richard Robbins, tenor; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; City of London Choir